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Operations Manager Financial Team


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Central London

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About the job

Job description

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Responsible for managing and leading a team responsible for developing and progressing complex investigations.

• Manage change activity and communicate proposed changes with staff and stakeholders.
• Set and monitor operational performance and ensure that all operations and projects align with strategic objectives, comply with relevant control strategies and oversee the update of risk registers.
• Provide operational support, advice and guidance to police throughout the UK into the investigation of serious crime.
• Ensure national / local strategy, policy, legislative frameworks and operational priorities are developed and promoted amongst NPCC, Law Enforcement partners and government departments.
• To build good working relationships with both internal and external partners including other law enforcement agencies.

The additional key responsibilities of the Operations Manager Financial Team role are
•To apply specialist legislation such as POCA 2002, Fraud Act 2006 or Bribery Act 2010 to complex economic crime investigations;
•To drive the use of asset recovery tools and legislation, providing advice and guidance to seniors, operational teams and partners on the options available to identify, freeze and seize illicit wealth;
•To deliver high impact economic crime disposals, either through criminal justice, civil or regulatory outcomes, through maximizing use of available legislation, NCA specialist resources and working relationships with partners

To be considered, you will need to successfully complete SC Enhanced clearance before commencing the role

Essential Criteria

You will be required to supply evidence of:
  • Recent experience of conducting criminal, civil or regulatory investigations on complex economic or financial cases

Experience Criteria

You will be required to supply evidence of:

•An in-depth knowledge and use of relevant legislation (UK and international law) affecting operational agency activity
•Proven experience of successfully leading a team to deliver against operational objectives and performance
•Experience in effective operational or investigative decision making with accountability for decisions made

Person specification

Additional Experience Criteria

Please also evidence in no more than 500 words how you meet the below criteria relating to your investigative experience:

Recent experience of conducting criminal, civil or regulatory investigations on complex economic or financial cases


We'll assess you against these behaviours during the selection process:

  • Leadership
  • Making Effective Decisions
  • Managing a Quality Service
  • Developing Self and Others

Technical skills

We'll assess you against these technical skills during the selection process:

  • National Insurance Number - Required for monitoring purposes only